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Trump's Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy Needs Clarity
April 04, 2018
Trump's Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy Needs Clarity
There's much continuity at the core of the Trump administration's Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy, but what's next?
Trump's Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy Needs Clarity
John Bolton Enters the Trump Administration: What to Expect
March 23, 2018
John Bolton Enters the Trump Administration: What to Expect
John Bolton could unleash and enable Trump's worst instincts on foreign policy.
John Bolton Enters the Trump Administration: What to Expect
What Will Mike Pompeo Bring to US-China Ties?
March 15, 2018
What Will Mike Pompeo Bring to US-China Ties?
In Mike Pompeo, Donald Trump has the enabler for his multifaceted China policy.
What Will Mike Pompeo Bring to US-China Ties?
A Way Forward for Afghanistan After the 2nd Kabul Process Conference
March 07, 2018
A Way Forward for Afghanistan After the 2nd Kabul Process Conference
Ashraf Ghani's offer to the Taliban has been repudiated. The problem remains across the border, in Pakistan.
A Way Forward for Afghanistan After the 2nd Kabul Process Conference
In New Era of China-US Ties, Both Countries Must Manage Their Competition
February 25, 2018
In New Era of China-US Ties, Both Countries Must Manage Their Competition
As tensions grow, the United States and China must maneuver to avert conflict.
In New Era of China-US Ties, Both Countries Must Manage Their Competition
Trump, Pakistan, and Kashmir
February 20, 2018
Trump, Pakistan, and Kashmir
Will a shift in the U.S.-Pakistan relationship affect India-Pakistan relations and Kashmir?
Trump, Pakistan, and Kashmir
The Trump Administration Says It's In for Great Power Competition With China. What Does That Mean?
February 07, 2018
The Trump Administration Says It's In for Great Power Competition With China. What Does That Mean?
The Trump administration can't make up its mind on China.
The Trump Administration Says It's In for Great Power Competition With China. What Does That Mean?
Deciphering U.S. Foreign Policy in the Trump Era
January 18, 2018
Deciphering U.S. Foreign Policy in the Trump Era
A narrative of power, without persuasion
Deciphering U.S. Foreign Policy in the Trump Era
The Times They Are A-Changin’: Trump's Important Risk-Taking With Pakistan
January 09, 2018
The Times They Are A-Changin’: Trump's Important Risk-Taking With Pakistan
Will Trump succeed where previous U.S. presidents have failed?
The Times They Are A-Changin’: Trump's Important Risk-Taking With Pakistan
Tillerson's State Department and the Politics of the Indo-Pacific
November 21, 2017
Tillerson's State Department and the Politics of the Indo-Pacific
What’s going on at the Department of State and what impact will it have on U.S. diplomacy towards the Indo-Pacific?
Tillerson's State Department and the Politics of the Indo-Pacific
Tracking Trump's First Trip to Asia, Part 1: Japan and South Korea
November 09, 2017
Tracking Trump's First Trip to Asia, Part 1: Japan and South Korea
How did Trump's first-ever presidential trip to U.S. allies Japan and South Korea go?
Tracking Trump's First Trip to Asia, Part 1: Japan and South Korea
Will Trump's Visit to Asia Mark the Moment US Leadership in the Region Is Irrevocably Ceded to China?
November 02, 2017
Will Trump's Visit to Asia Mark the Moment US Leadership in the Region Is Irrevocably Ceded to China?
Trump must show that he can think strategically and not just transactionally to avoid the worst.
Will Trump's Visit to Asia Mark the Moment US Leadership in the Region Is Irrevocably Ceded to China?
Trump's Dangerous Twitter Rebuke of Tillerson May Make Diplomacy Impossible With North Korea
October 09, 2017
Trump's Dangerous Twitter Rebuke of Tillerson May Make Diplomacy Impossible With North Korea
Trump's comments risk serious destabilization and even war.
Trump's Dangerous Twitter Rebuke of Tillerson May Make Diplomacy Impossible With North Korea
Pakistan Postpones Visit By Top US Official Following Trump's Afghanistan Speech
August 28, 2017
Pakistan Postpones Visit By Top US Official Following Trump's Afghanistan Speech
A scheduled visit by a U.S. acting assistant secretary of state may have been postponed.
Pakistan Postpones Visit By Top US Official Following Trump's Afghanistan Speech
Is Trump No Longer Interested in 'Winning' in Afghanistan?
August 28, 2017
Is Trump No Longer Interested in 'Winning' in Afghanistan?
The United States is not working on a winning strategy in Afghanistan anymore.
Is Trump No Longer Interested in 'Winning' in Afghanistan?
China Bans North Korean Coal, Iron and Seafood Imports
August 15, 2017
China Bans North Korean Coal, Iron and Seafood Imports
The Chinese president told the U.S. president that Beijing is ready to work with Washington on the Korean crisis.
China Bans North Korean Coal, Iron and Seafood Imports
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